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  1. htownfan_9210

    htownfan_9210 Member

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    Can anybody else help but be excited about the fact that we're about to finally roll out our true 9 man rotation?! Beating GS without Ariza and Green was great and all but I couldn't help but wonder how the game would have went if they would have played.

    How do you guys predict this line up will look together? Is Green Tucker or Nene the "9th man"?
     
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  2. Cstyle42

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    Capela
    Anderson
    Ariza
    Harden
    Paul


    Nene
    Tucker
    Moute
    Green
    Gordon

    Looks like 10 to me.
     
  3. htownfan_9210

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    Well.... we all know 10 is just entirely too much for Dantoni.. somebody has to be out
     
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  4. Cstyle42

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    Lol well Nene doesn't play back to back and Green will get a shot at playing time every night as long as he's producing.
     
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    9.5 because Nene does not play back to backs.
     
  6. Kim

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    I don't think Green gets many playoff minutes unless the Rockets are in an offensive funk. He's still lost too much of the time on defense...maybe that improves throughout the season.
     
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  7. D-rock

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    Green at end of bench is 1000% upgrade from BB, Troy, Weber or Qi.
     
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    I think we need to go 10 deep. I'll be so proud of dantoni if we can do that at least for the regular season. If we are healthy ofcourse
     
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    Well I'd say we have a solid 10 man rotation... unfortunately MDA is just gonna run 6 or 7 guys into the ground...
     
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    I hope MDA gives CP3 and EG some rest, they played too many minutes lately.
     
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    I think he will im sure upper management said something surely with the rash of injuries
     
  13. D-rock

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    Should also keep Harden on minute count for as long as possible, same with Ariza. Need their legs fresh for playoffs.

    If Luc out again, Green should get his minutes instead of overloading Beard or 3za.
     
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    For the regular season, we have 11 guys that can get minutes on any given night.

    Starters
    CP3
    Harden
    Ariza
    Ryno
    Capela

    2nd Unit
    Ego
    Moute
    Tucker
    Nene (every other night)

    End of bench
    Green
    Tarik Black (situational when Nene out)
     
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    Does this mean certain people will stop whining about depth?
     
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    Came in thinking it was a lick my booty thread.
     
  17. bilaal14

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    Nene doesn’t play back to back and even then his mins will be restricted. Green will be the end of the Rotation guy with varing mins every game. He will play though.
     
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    Ten doesn't begin with "N" to alliterate Nasty
     
  19. htownfan_9210

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    Ehh... think that's forcing it with Tarik Black..
     
  20. ROXonROXonROX

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    I was thinking about this last night and I went to sleep hoping and wishing that MDA goes into the playoffs with a bigger rotation and not that BS he pulled last season. We clearly have a deeper bench than we did last year so there shouldn’t be any excuses as to why MDA only plays 7-8 guys.
    Our rotation should be 10 deep no matter if MDA says that he can’t go into the PO that deep bc we are just that deep....

    Starters:

    Chris Paul
    James Harden
    Trevor Ariza
    Ryan Anderson
    Clint Capela

    10th man:
    Eric Gordon
    PJ Tucker
    Luc Richard Mbah a Moute
    Gerald Green
    Nene
     
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